What is Veenat 100 mg?
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The provided capsules are protein tyrosine kinase inhibitor ideal for treatment in a type of leukemia and gastrointestinal stromal tumors. Prevent cancer before growing in patients after surgical removal of the gist, the offered Veenat 100 mg Capsules can be availed from us in various packaging options at pocket-friendly prices.
Imatinib is a chemotherapy drug that works by slowing or stopping the growth of cancer cells. This medicine is a protein-tyrosine kinase inhibitor, prescribed for treating certain type of cancers such as chronic myelogenous leukemia (cancer of the white blood cells, acute lymphoblastic leukemia(cancer of the white blood cells), gastrointestinal stromal tumors (tumors of the gastrointestinal tract and other cancers.
Veenat 100 mg Uses
This tablet is utilized for treating certain types of leukemia, certain bone marrow diseases, a certain type of skin cancer, and certain intestinal tumors (eg, gastrointestinal stromal tumors [GIST]). It may also be used to prevent cancer from growing in patients after surgical removal of GIST.
This Capsule is used in the cure of blood cancer (Chronic myeloid leukaemia) and gastrointestinal stromal tumour.
How does Veenat 100 mg work?
Imatinib mesylate is a protein-tyrosine kinase inhibitor that inhibits the Bcr-Abl tyrosine kinase, the constitutive abnormal tyrosine kinase created by the Philadelphia chromosome abnormality in chronic myeloid leukemia (CML).
It inhibits proliferation and induces apoptosis in Bcr-Abl positive cell lines as well as fresh leukemic cells from Philadelphia chromosome positive chronic myeloid leukemia. Imatinib also inhibits the receptor tyrosine kinases for platelet derived growth factor (PDGF) and stem cell factor (SCF) – called c-kit, PD
This Capsule is an anti-cancer drug. It works by blocking the action of the abnormal protein that signals cancer cells to multiply. This helps to stop or slow the spread of cancer cells.
How to take Veenat 100 mg?
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Veenat 100mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Veenat 100 mg Contraindications
This tablet are contraindicated in patients with a hypersensitivity to Imatinib Mesylate or any inactive ingredient present in Veenat tablets.
Hypersensitivity to Veenat Capsule is a contraindication. In addition, this Capsule should not be utilized if you have the following conditions:
- Liver, kidney or heart problems
- Weight gain
Veenat 100 mg Dosage
- Missed Dose:
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Many times this drug is taken on an as needed basis.
Contact your physician immediately if an overdose with this medicine is suspected. Symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, skin allergies, tiredness, fever, etc.
Veenat 100 mg Side effects
Mothers who are breastfeeding are not allowed to take this without proper medical attentiontaking. Please be sure to talk to your doctor and/or health care professional before administering the drug.
- Nausea and Vomiting
- Mouth sores
- Loss of appetite
- Altered sense of taste
- Heartburn and indigestion
- Joint pain, stiffness, and swelling
- Burning or tingling sensation of skin
- Difficulty in falling or staying asleep
- Skin rash, hives, or itching
- Hair loss or thinning of the hair
- Swelling around the eyes
- Swelling or the hands, feet, ankle, and lower legs
- Severe breathing difficulty
- Fast/irregular heart beat
- Presence of blood in cough
- Yellowing of skin and eyes
- Unusual bleeding or bruising
- Abdominal pain or bloating
Immediately proceed to your nearest emergency department if you suffer an allergic reaction. Symptoms usually associated with such a reaction include difficulty breathing or swallowing, chest tightness, swelling, skin rashes, and hives.
Veenat 100 is not always suitable for all patients. Always consult your health care provider prior to using this medication if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to conceive, using any other medication (prescription or non-prescription), using any herbal products or supplements, or if you have any allergies or other health problems.
The correct dosage and prescription commonly depend on the patient and the condition being treated. Do not adjust your dosage without the approval of your health care provider. This product is only for use as prescribed and instructed.
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- How long can I use Imatinib medicine?
You should use Imatinib medicine for a prescribed duration. Do not discontinue the drug unless recommended by the doctor.
- Is it safe to alter the dose of Imatinib medicine?
Do not alter the dose of Imatinib medicine without consulting the doctor. A change in the medicine dose may fail to produce drug action.
- What are the other formulations of Imatinib medicine available?
Imatinib medicine is also available in capsule form.